OrthoVirginia Therapy

Richmond Therapy

OrthoVirginia is pleased to offer our patients the latest advancements in bracing.

Braces come in many forms, and they may be used for a variety of reasons. They could be offered as an alternative to surgical treatment, for post-operative protection or to provide active support for athletes. Our physicians and bracing specialists will work with you to identify a suitable option based on your specific needs and circumstances.

Bracing Equipment (Orthoses)

  • Knee – We offer a wide range of bracing products specific to the knee, including: post-operative bracing following ACL and/or trauma; off-the-shelf and custom functional bracing for ligament and/or instability issues; and off-the-shelf and custom bracing for osteoarthritis and/or knee deformities.
  • Upper Extremities – We offer custom and off-the-shelf elbow and shoulder orthoses for post-operative and functional use.
  • Spine – Depending on the diagnosis, patients can be fitted for simple corsets, lumbosacral orthoses (LSO), thoraco-lumbo-sacral orthoses (TLSO), semi-rigid cervical collars and cervicothoraco orthoses (CTO).
  • Ankle – OrthoVirginia brings patients a range of options for ankle bracing, from off-the-shelf hinged ankle stabilizing orthoses (ASO) to customized ankle-foot orthoses (AFO).

You may be able to use your insurance to cover or offset the out-of-pocket costs associated with our bracing services (DME/EPA services). Please refer to your individual policy guidelines for more information or ask to speak to a member of our bracing team.

For additional information about bracing, please click on the links below.

The Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification
American Board for Certification in Orthotics & Prosthetics
National Association for Orthopedic Technologists
Our Richmond Team of Certified Orthotic Fitters can provide on-demand support for the fitting and adjustment of custom and off-the-shelf braces. They also educate patients to ensure maximum comfort and proper bracing.

Our mobile, in-house team makes it possible to measure for and fit most braces immediately to within five business days following a physician’s order.

Sarah Blom, ATC, CSCS

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Melanie Gainsforth

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Ashley E. Greene, COF

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Kris Paley, OT–C, COF

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